In the old days it took a lot to start a new agency! You would most likely need a degree in media broadcasting, certifications with the FCC and other agencies, a lot of money to get a studio and news station and so on and so on and so on. Not anymore! Now you have the power of the blogosphere by your side. You can start your own news agency in a matter of a couple of clicks by starting a blog. A lot of amateur bloggers are using their blog to invent their own media brand. Some report the news while others focus on political events throughout their localities and the world.
So if you are ready to be the next big anchorperson with your own news or media brand, why not do it the less expensive way and start a blog instead? You can build up an entire news network with your blog especially when your blog gets very popular.
The best way to start out is to discover your niche in media reporting. Maybe it’s telling movie news? Or maybe it’s making the news about all current events? Or maybe you cover politics? You need to find your niche, focus on it and then build a brand out of it. Your brand may be a certain way of giving the news. For example, if you run a political news blog, you may make posts about politics that make you angry and rant and rave to ensure that the reader will always get that sort of story.
One thing you do need to understand though is that you need to make sure the content is unique. Never take another news article and post it as your own because it’s unethical and you can even get sued for it. Besides, this is a chance to make a name for yourself and possibly start selling news article like the Associated Press does.
So get out there and make your own news blog! You can even go national news like CNN and Fox and have sections for current news, local news (great for getting other bloggers on your blog), weather, sports and more. Just think about it! You just need to make sure you get a lot of traffic so that your blog starts to get more viewers. One of the best ways to do this is to share your blog with your friends and family and have them share it with others as well.